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How Social Media Can Affect Your Divorce

By |2019-01-24T18:52:41+00:00April 25th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

How Social Media Can Affect Your Case Social media is everywhere.  It is being used by people of all ages in countless ways. I’m sure you can name your favorite app to talk to your friends, your colleagues and make new connections for business or your personal life.  When you are going through a family law [...]

Divorce Myths

By |2019-01-24T18:52:58+00:00February 24th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law, Jill O'Connell|

(sub)urban myths (sub)urban myths about family law, marriage and divorce We’ve all heard wives’ tales, tall tales and fables.  These are my office version of those types of stories for family law, marriage and divorce.  They are the questions I’m asked at parties and bbqs when people are pretty sure their favorite tv show or [...]

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard

By |2017-02-15T23:04:54+00:00February 15th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Family Law Questions Rarely Heard Family law questions, marital relationship statutes and divorce law questions and answers are the things we family law attorneys work with and talk about every day.  But, there are some interesting things in the Texas Family Code that I don’t get to talk about most days in the office.  Interesting [...]

Mindful Divorce

By |2019-01-24T18:46:51+00:00February 10th, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Mindful Divorce Make a plan.  Be purposeful about your actions and choices in your divorce. Avoid unnecessary pitfalls by staying focused during your divorce.  Be mindful of your decisions, the present, and your divorce.  Focus on your goals, the information you need to understand and the things that are most important to you in your [...]

3 Divorce & Money Questions

By |2019-01-24T18:51:35+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Blog, Divorce, Family Law|

Divorce Questions: Money Divorce is the process of getting you 'unmarried'.  Your divorce lawyer will guide you, counsel you and direct you through the legal process.  But, there are some areas of your marriage and your divorce that you have to get the answers to yourself so that you know the information and you can [...]

Child Support Modification

By |2018-12-07T17:15:00+00:00January 25th, 2017|Child Support / Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law|

Modifying Child Support Divorce Decrees are final orders.   However, that doesn’t mean that what is in there can never be changed.  Child support can be changed under certain circumstances.  And, effective in 2015, two specific ways the court may modify or change child support are included in divorce decrees. It is required to be included [...]

Denton County Standing Order 2017

By |2017-01-18T17:35:56+00:00January 18th, 2017|Divorce, Family Law|

DENTON COUNTY STANDING ORDER 2017 The Denton County District Court judges have approved a new version of the Denton County Standing Order.  The formal title is actually ‘Denton County Standing Order Regarding Children, Property and Conduct of the Parties’.  The Order is usually referenced as the ‘Standing Order’ or ‘Standing Orders’. New Denton County Standing [...]

Divorce Property Agreements

By |2019-01-24T18:55:10+00:00August 31st, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

Property Agreements Separate property and marital property are two different types of property you may find out are involved in your estate in divorce.  Both types of property can be owned by one person- maybe one spouse or both will have some of each. This is why people may think about and talk about common [...]

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions

By |2016-10-30T04:34:34+00:00July 6th, 2016|Blog, Divorce|

3 Reasons to Ask Divorce Questions   I was reading an article recently that really made an impression on me.  The writer was talking about the fear of asking questions.  He talked about how it affects us when we are in a public setting but also in just about any situation.  And, I think his [...]